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Poster advertising speakers for the 66th year of the Ford Hall Forum, 1973. Speakers include Tom Wicker, Carl Bernstein, Bob Woodward, Sir Bernard Lovell, Ayn Rand, Reverend Jesse Jackson, Gore Vidal, Dr. Thomas A. Harris, Judith Christ, Commissioner…

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Program for the mid-winter line up of the 17th Ford Hall Forum season, 1923-1924, under the auspices of the Boston Baptist Social Union. Speakers include Charlotte Perkins Gilman, John Hayes Holmes, Von Schulze-Gavernitz, Louis Wolsey, and Margaret…

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Program for the December/January line up of the 19th Ford Hall Forum season, 1925-1926, under the auspices of the Boston Baptist Social Union. Speakers include Abraham Myerson, John Hayes Holmes, W. E. B. Du Bois, Edmund Vance Cookie. Inside of…

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Program for the March line up of the 20th Ford Hall Forum season, 1928, under the auspices of the Boston Baptist Social Union. Speakers include Princess Alexandra Kropotkin, Dr. Mordecai Wyatt Johnson, Anna Louise Strong, and Morris Hillquit. Inside…

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Program for the February 1928 Ford Hall line up. Speakers include Thurgood Marshall, McGeorge Bundy, Mark DeWolfe Howe, Bishop G. Bromley Oxnam, and Dr. Oscar Handlin. Originally, February 22nd speaker was Walter P. Reuther. His name has been crossed…

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Program for the March line up of the 1936-1937 Ford Hall Forum season. Speakers include Harry A. Overstreet, Langston Hughes, Jerome Davis, Dr. Helgo W. Culemann, Count Raoul de Roussy de Sales, and Salvador de Madariaga. Inside of program include…

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Program for the November line up of the 1933-1934 Ford Hall Forum season. Speakers include Scott Nearing, Sherwood Eddy, Dorothy Thompson, and Professor Friedrich Schoenemann. Inside of program include speaker portraits and biographies. Back cover…

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Program for November/December of the 16th Ford Hall Forum season, 1922-1923, under the auspices of the Boston Baptist Social Union. Speakers include Margaret Slattery, Roger N. Baldwin, Chief Skiuhushu, James Harvey Robinson, and Henry C. Vedder.…

From Watergate to the confirmation hearings of Samuel Alito, from the Reagan Revolution to war in Iraq – the highly praised and award-winning coverage of Cokie Roberts, Nina Totenberg and Linda Wertheimer has shed light on the people, institutions,…

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Al Gore, an American politician and environmentalist, provides an analysis of the environmental crisis and suggestions for individual and collective action in a forum entitled, “Earth in the Balance: The Environmental Crisis for Our Nation and Our…

As a lawyer, scholar, and civil rights activist. Professor Anita F. Hill, Brandeis University, has shed light on the legal and social forces shaping our nation and served as an inspiration to those seeking justice and truth in the face of great…

President Bush has quietly claimed the authority to disobey more than 750 laws enacted since he took office, asserting that he has the power to set aside any statute passed by Congress when it conflicts with his interpretation of the Constitution. Is…

The speakers discuss how technology is impacting the field of journalism.

After Sept. 11th, the Bush administration declared that we must bring freedom to the Middle Eastern nations that threaten us; thus, the Forward Strategy of Freedom. By establishing democracies in key Muslim countries, starting with Afghanistan and…

Garrison Keillor, author, storyteller, humorist, and creator of the weekly radio show A Prairie Home Companion, joins us tonight to share from his latest Lake Wobegon novel. Set in the iconic Midwestern small town – a place where “the women and…

Howie Carr discusses his book, The Brothers Bulger: How They Terrorized and Corrupted Boston for a Quarter Century.

John Darnton, Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist, best-selling author of Neanderthal, The Experiment and, most recently, The Darwin Conspiracy, and Cultural News Editor of The New York Times. Darwin’s theories of natural selection and evolution have…

This Ford Hall Forum features William Almon, Lou Gorman, Stephen Jay Gould, Eugene Orza, and Dan Shaughnessy speaking at the John F. Kennedy Library on 16 April 1990.

After suffering from decades from severe depression, substance abuses problems, and hospitalizations, Kitty Dukakis now credits her recovery to electroconvulsive therapy (ECT). Opponents of ECT would like to see the treatment banned on the basis of…

Maggie Gallagher, President of the Institute for Marriage and
Public Policy, argues that to the only way to win the gay marriage debate is to win the marriage debate: to emerge with a deeper, richer, understanding of marriage as a social and legal…
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